Remarks by President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. during his attendance in the mass on the 105th birth anniversary of the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos

I would just like, in behalf of the Marcos family, to thank you all for joining us to commemorate once again the birthday of President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos.

Ngunit ang pasasalamat ko ay hindi lamang para sa araw na ito, ang pasasalamat ko ay sa taon-taon ninyong hindi kami iniiwanan, nakatutok kayo at sumusuporta. [cheers and applause]

Ang isusukli ko lang sa inyo, sa inyong suporta, sa inyong pagmamahal ay ang magagandang performance na aking gagawin sa darating na taon. [cheers and applause]

Marami rin nagtatanong, bakit tayo nagse-celebrate ng birthday ng ating minamahal kahit siya’y wala na. And I think it is only to keep — that we do this to keep his memory alive.

It is a rebirth, of not perhaps the physical body of Ferdinand Marcos, but it is a rebirth of his dreams, of his wisdom, of his love for his country.

So let us keep that [applause] let us keep that flame alive. It is reborn. Let us keep it strong and bright and let it guide us through all that we do in the future in the service of our beloved Philippines.

Maraming, maraming salamat sa inyong lahat. [applause]

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